Vanessa Amsbury-Bonilla gives a tour of the  tower and town clock in the Unitarian Universalist Church.

Keeping time: Town clock has some stories to tell

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — For 160 years, the four faces of the clock on the Unitarian Universalist Church have watched over Peterborough while a clock agent has watched over the clock. At least twice a year, the clock agent climbs the fusty tower, resets the clock, oils the capstan and marvels at the machine’s longevity and the storied history of the tower. … 0

Indictments handed down in three cases

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Four men were indicted in July in Hillsborough County Superior Court in Manchester in connection for various crimes committed in the region. Brett Flagg, 26, of Greenfield, was indicted by a grand jury on the charge of driving after being declared a habitual offender. Peterborough police arrested Flagg in June 2014, following a motor vehicle stop on Grove Street in Peterborough. The habitual … 0

Peterborough: Bob McQuillen memorial dance Saturday

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Students of Bob McQuillen, who was both a legend of New England contra dance and a high-school industrial arts teacher, remember him for his tough, steadfast love. Mr. Mac wouldn’t let you slide by. He wasn’t afraid to let you know if you screwed up. And he would make sure you not only … 0

Peterborough: Hassan: Budget compromise critical

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — As Gov. Maggie Hassan discussed the clash over the 2016-2017 state budget — and now the challenge of reaching a resolution — she looked to the White Mountains for inspiration. They’re jagged near the summit, she … 0

Wilton / Lyndeborough / Temple: WLT Ambulance gets Homeland Security grant

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

The WLT Ambulance received a $17,062 grant from the Department of Homeland Security to offset the purchase of a new power stretcher for the ambulance. The grant represents 95 percent of the cost of the stretcher, which was … 0

Golden anniversary: Intimate artistry

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

When composer and conductor James Bolle peeked into Nelson Congregational Church, he realized the church, with its plaster walls and open layout, would be a perfect place to record music. The year was 1965 and Bolle was visiting … 0

Running: Nels Traffie wins Fun Run No. 2 of season

Friday, July 3, 2015

Two dozen runners made up the field for the second Jack Murphy Fun Run of the summer on July 2. This week’s winner was Nels Traffie in 19 minutes, 18 seconds, but the gap back to second and third was much closer than what Nel’s son Avery had … 0

Track and Field: Throwback meet at Mascenic

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

The Monadnock Regional Milers will host a Throwback Classic Track and Field Meet on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Mascenic High School. Events scheduled are: ∎ 1609 meters (the Murphy Mile, in memory of Jack Murphy) ∎ 100 meters ∎ 400 meters ∎ Shot put ∎ 800 meters ∎ Long jump ∎ 200 meters ∎ 2000 … 0

Basketball/Soccer: Goss Park site of sports camps

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Wilton’s Goss Park is hosting two great summer camps this summer. The basketball camp is scheduled for July 20-24 from 3 to 5 p.m.. The instructors are WLC Warriors point guard Ally Schwab and ConVal’s third all-time scorer … 0

Peterborough/Hancock: Weather a boon for ticks

Monday, July 6, 2015

Ticks — the moisture-loving, sometimes Lyme-disease-carrying insect — thrived in the Monadnock region in the wetter-than-normal June. “What’s good for them may not be quite so good for us,” said Alan Eaton, an entomologist at the University of … 0

Peterborough: Man facing heroin charge fails to appear

Monday, July 6, 2015

JAFFREY — A Swanzey man, who was arrested in Peterborough on April 29 and charged with trafficking a half-kilogram of heroin, failed to appear at his arraignment at the 8th Circuit, District Division, Jaffrey, yesterday. Ryan Williams, 28, … 0

Peterborough: Church gets OK for 2 buildings

Monday, July 6, 2015

Divine Mercy Parish received the green light last week from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Manchester to finish construction of its church hall and office. The buildings will be a part of the new church the parish is … 0

Lyndeborough: Composting techniques presented at the library

Monday, July 6, 2015

“Composting for Home Gardeners — Principles and Practices for Success,” a workshop, will be offered at the J.A. Tarbell Library tonight, July 7, at 7 p.m. Marcy Stanton, master gardener coordinator at UNH Cooperative Extension, Food and Agriculture Team, will return to teach the basics of composting including … 0